"One of our most versatile and gripping science writers." John Carey

"Crowdsourcing: Strength in numbers", Nature 506, 26 February 2014. Available here.

"The future of physics", Research Professional Funding Insight, 7 January 2014. See here.

"Four decades of materials developments transform society", MRS Bulletin 38, 873 (2013). Available here.

Review of "David and Goliath" (Malcolm Gladwell), Nature 502, 34 (2013). Available here. (£)

"The perils of the name game", Research Fortnight 2 October 2013. Available here.

"Quantum quest", Nature 501, 154 (2013). Available here.

"Fueling physics envy?", Physics World, August 2013. See here.

Review of "Love, Literature and the Quantum Atom", ed. F. Aaserud & J. L. Heilbron, in New Scientist 12 August 2013. See here.

"Hits, Misses and Close Calls: An Image Essay on Pattern Formation in On Growth and Form", Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 38.1, 74-88 (2013). See here.

Reviews of Time Reborn (Lee Smolin) and Farewell to Reality (Jim Baggott), Observer 9 June 2013.

"The Wizard of Houston Street" [review of Tesla by W. Bernard Carlson], Wall Street Journal, May 24 (2013). Available here.

"Celebrate the unknowns", Nature 496, 419–420 (2013). Available here.

"What does DNA do?", Chemistry World, May 2013.

"Mind as mirror" [review of Surfaces and Essences by Douglas Hofstadter & Emmanuel Sander], Nature 496, 424-425 (2013).

"A demon-haunted theory", Physics World, April, 36-39 (2013).

"Reinventing Galileo" [review of the RSC’s ‘Life of Galileo’], Nature 494, 428–429 (2013). Available here.

"In retrospect: On Growth and Form" [retrospective on D’Arcy Thompson’s book], Nature 494, 32–33 (2013). Available here.

"Feeling the heat", Nature 492, 174–176 (2012). Available here and here.

"Symmetry wars" [review of I Died For Beauty by Marjorie Senechal], Nature 492, 37-38 (2012). Available here.

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